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Thursday, August 12, 2010

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Taking his shot

Mission Hill's Will Blalock has played professional basketball all over the world, from Anaheim to Israel, but he's still trying to make it big.
A story about what happens when your dreams come true . . . almost.
By: PAUL FLANNERY  |  August 15, 2010


Fashionably great
Richard Avedon dresses up the MFA, plus Nicholas Nixon's family album
Perfect worlds
J.C. Hallman's utopias
Photos: Richard Avedon at the MFA
"Avedon Fashion: 1944 - 2000" now at the Museum of Fine Arts through January 17, 2011
Play by Play: August 13, 2010
Theater listings, week of August 13, 2010
Spider man
Richard III weaves his web in Lenox


Saigon Restaurant
Proof that Eastie's fine budget restaurants aren't limited to the Western Hemisphere
Sichuan Gourmet
A tale of two dinners


Craptastic Book Club
Big Fat Whale
Drinking stories
How Boston's best barkeeps survived five days of around-the-clock cocktails
Kings of the road
Keep on Food Truckin'
Photos: One Night in Boston 2010
Fifteen photographers. Nine hours.


Interview: Hugh Hefner
Porn or erotica?
Michael Cera Is Very Small
Dept. of Junkets
Naked truth
George Kuchar exposed at the HFA
Review: Eat Pray Love
Blah, Blah, Blah
Review: Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel
Rabbit run: Hef poses as a history maker
Review: Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
Que Cera, Cera: From ink to screen, Scott Pilgrim shows no progress
Review: Step Up 3D
Pass the Dramamine
Review: The Extra Man
Adaptation of Jonathan Ames' novel may leave you bored to death
Review: The Wildest Dream: Conquest of Everest
Could Mallory and Irvine have survived?


BUMP up the volume
City Hall Plaza all the rage for 10,000 revelers
Candy Claws | Hidden Lands
twosyllable (2010)
Danse macabre
Crystal Castles toughen up synth-pop

Music Continued

Drum circle
Man Forever's John Colpitts finds his rhythm
Feeding frenzy
The media rain on James Levine's parade, plus Boston Midsummer Opera
Leader of the pack
Ray LaMontagne rounds up the Pariah Dogs for his fourth album
Newport notes
A weekend of want-to-see
Photos: 2010 Boston Urban Music Festival with Young Riot, Wiz Khalifa, and Ryan Leslie
Live from the B oston Urban Music Festival at Boston City Hall Plaza, on August 7, 2010
Photos: Crowd shots at the 2010 Boston Urban Music Festival
Live from the Boston Urban Music Festival at Boston City Hall Plaza | August 7, 2010
Photos: Girls Rock Camp Benefit concert
Girls Rock Camp Benefit concert | T.T. the Bear's Place | July 25, 2010
Photos: KISS at the Comcast Center | August 7, 2010
KISS, live at the Comcast Center, on August 7, 2010
Photos: Newport Jazz Festival 2010
Dave Brubeck, Anant Cohen, Wynton Marsalis, Lucia Micarelli, Grace Kelly, Maria Schneider and more, August 6 - 8, 2010
Photos: Scenes from Girls Rock Camp 2010
Where "everything is music," and nothing — not even Journey — is uncool
Punk Rock Girls
At this all-female day camp run by Boston rock royalty, nothing is uncool
Robert Schipul | Summersky
Starlet Records (2010)
Shake 'n' bake
The raw post-grunge pop of Earthquake Party!
The Big Hurt: This week in brand synergy
Blige, Bieber, and Sears connect the dots


Federal trans-formation
Frustrating on high-profile LGBT issues, Barack Obama has moved quickly, with little fanfare, on gender-identity issues.
''Holy war'' holes
Letters to the Boston editor, August 13, 2010
Kooks on classics
Out of Tune Dept.


Food fights
Marshall football orders out, and Rick Pitino regrets getting table service
Review: Starcraft II
It's not too late to join the party
Taking his shot
Mission Hill's Will Blalock has played professional basketball all over the world, from Anaheim to Israel, but he's still trying to make it big.

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